Sustainable Urban Design: An Environmental Approach

For the first time in history, over half the world's population lives in urban areas. The latest edition of Sustainable Urban Design addresses the issues faced by planners and designers in making these environments sustainable.

Design guidance is illustrated with exemplary case studies by leading figures in the UK and abroad. Topics include: planning, transport, landscape and nature, energy and renewable energy, materials, water and waste.

Extensively revised and updated, this second edition of Sustainable Urban Design is an essential guide for professionals and students.

Adam Ritchie is a Partner at Max Fordham LLP and leader of the practice Sustainable Urban Design Group.

Randall Thomas is a consultant to Max Fordham LLP, a Visiting Professor at Cambridge University and Professor of Sustainable Environmental Design at Kingston University. He is co-author of The Environments of Architecture (Taylor and Francis 2007).

Publication November 2008

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Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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